PERMANENT GP JOB
General Practitioner Vacancy
in Burpengary East, Near Caboolture
North Brisbane (QLD)
BURPENGARY EAST MEDICAL CENTRE AND SKIN CANCER CLINIC
Burpengary East Medical Centre is seeking a new permanent General Practitioner to join our brand new Medical Practice in the thriving community of Burpengary East. With a rapidly growing local population and enormous unmet patient demand we feel the time is right to expand our existing services in the area.
Burpengary East Medical Centre
and Skin Cancer Clinic
Shop 5, 115-117 Buckley Road
Burpengary East, QLD 4505
Fulltime or part time General Practitioner
COMMENCING: 8th October 2018
Burpengary East Medical Centre and Skin Cancer Clinic is a brand new medical practice located in The Hub Shopping Centre & Commercial Complex in Burpengary East. Having already established a strong patient following in Northlakes just a few km to the South our practice principle has recognised the need for additional patient services in Burpengary East. We are a modern and forward thinking practice aiming to provide high quality care to a rapidly developing community in Burpengary East.
Our medical centre is located 40 mins North of the Brisbane Airport, with easy access to the highway and a quick 30 minute drive to the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast. We are centrally located between three regional hospitals. The immediate area is currently only serviced by one other medical practice. We aim to provide a community focused General Practice specialising in Skin Cancer Medicine, Scalpel Free Vasectomies, Women’s and Children’s health.
The practice is Doctor owned, and he is an active Practitioner within the practice.
Dr Raj Selvarajan. MBBS MRCS(Ed) MRCGP(UK) FRACGP– (Practice Principal) – General Practitioner
Specialising in Scalpel Free Vasectomies and Skin Cancer Medicine.
Dr Iqbal Hussain. MBBS FRACGP FSCCA DPD(UK) Dip Derm(Aus)
Specialist GP – Specialising in Skin Cancer Medicine , Dermatology and Cosmetics.
Dr Deepa Velusamy. MBBS FRACGP
GP specialising in Children/Adolescent Health, Chronic Disease Management, and Women’s Health.
Burpengary East is a Non DWS Area
Burpengary East Medical Centre’s interior layout includes: 3 Generous sized consultation rooms, 1 Fully Equipped Treatment room and 2 Procedure Rooms. We have a fully ducted Air Con system with individual room controls, a private staff room, onsite parking, staff toilet and disabled toilet and onsite pathology.
Our surgery hours are Monday to Friday: 8.00am – 6.00pm,
Weekends (Fully Private Billing) – By appointment only (9.00am - 1.00 p.m.)
We schedule our general practice consultations allowing 15 minutes per patient – 4 per hour.
Burpengary East Medical Centre has 1 treatment room and 2 separate procedure rooms. Our Treatment Room is fully equipped including fully computerised equipment, modern sterilisation equipment and a separate patient assessment area. We have two additional procedure rooms which are specifically designed for skin cancer procedures, Vasectomies, Minor procedures and Contraception Procedures.
Our Treatment room facilities include:
Emergency Trolley and Defibrillator
Steam Vacuum Steriliser and Ultrasonic Cleaner (We maintain a high standard of infection control)
Vaccine Fridge with automated electronic vaccine temperature monitoring and management system
Our Patient assessment area includes a Ultrasonic Wireless Station (digital measurement of height weight and BMI with digital print out).
Trauma management (our treatment room & procedure rooms are fully equipped to undertake suturing and wound care).
Diathermy – Conmed unit with universal pencil and foot pedal system
Radiofrequency unit - Pelleve surgical radio frequency system - http://www.pelleve.com/about-pelleve/
Vital Station – Able to record complete Vital signs for patients including O2 saturations.
Burpengary East Medical Centre is a Fully Accreditation Standard Facility. We are awaiting Accreditation date for assessment.
We are a fully computerised surgery, low paper use practice, using Medical Director software. Ipads are available for patient self-check in, patient feedback and patient suggestion facility. Wifi access is also available for patient use.
Our medical centre has 1 RN (with twenty plus years of experience in General Practice), specialising in minor procedures and skin cancer surgeries. They are also Experience in General Practice Management, Infection Control, Chronic Disease Management and Health Assessments. We also have 1 EN who has experience in Minor Procedures and Ward Nursing
Both of our nurses support the doctor in all minor procedures, care plans, chronic disease management, health assessments emergency triaging and patient management, pre-consultation measurements and assessments.
ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES
We are currently in negotiations to bring allied health providers on board.
Our specialist services include a visiting General Surgeon, Vasectomist and Skin Cancer Services
On site Pathology – QML
OTHER CLINICAL SERVICES
We are fully equipped to provide Skin Cancer Medicine, Cosmetic Injections, Vasectomies, Contraception Procedures.
Burpengary East is a rapidly developing community. Recent census results state the current population is 6500, majority of the community are families living in their own home. The whole community is serviced by only one other general practice. There is a major residential development in North Harbour that has attracted new people into the community. They are currently selling stage 14, and the future plan is for a harbour and canal facing residences. There is also a large industrial complex planned to run parallel to the highway.
The area is ear marked to be a self-sufficient community and current land values have double in 10 years.
The median age of people in Burpengary East is 45.
62% of the population are English/Australian.
89% of the community are employed – 59.4% full time 29.1 % Part Time
90% of houses are owned outright or with a mortgage. Low rental percentages.
Burpengary East Medical Centre is a Mixed Billing practice during weekdays and Private Billing only during weekends. Bulk-Billing is available for pension card holders and children under 16.
Our Vasectomy clinic has bookings one month in advance and clinics are normally fully booked. As it is a start-up clinic booking stats are unavailable but we intend to schedule 15 min appointments – 4 per hour. Fit in patients will be shared between practitioners where applicable.
Burpengary East is a quickly developing community, currently going through a rapid stage of growth. Infrastructure is expanding to service growing population. More medical services are required and we are establishing ourselves at the beginning of the growth phase. We have very easy access to the highway and services such as X-Ray, Specialist Services and Regional hospitals.
Burpengary East is a semi-rural community with a relaxed population.
We are only 30 minutes from the lovely beaches of the sunshine coast, 20 minutes from the quiet and beautiful Bribie Island or Redcliffe Peninsula and 40 minutes from the Airport Link.
There is a host of tourist activities within easy drive of Burpengary East and we are centrally located between several tourist hotspots.
Australia Zoo is 40 minutes, Glasshouse Mountains – 20 minutes, Sunshine Coast (Caloundra, Maroochydore, Coolum and Noosa) - 30 minutes, Moreton Bay and Tangalooma, Bribe Island are nearby.
SKILLS OR INTERESTS SOUGHT
We are seeking a General Practitioner with an interest in chronic disease and women’s health.
Experience in skin cancer medicine would be beneficial or an interest to develop skills in skin cancer medicine.
Training in vasectomy can be provided to the right candidate.
Establishment of a new practice to service the needs of a rapidly growing community. Growing patient demand and expansion of surgery.
We are a very friendly and professional team looking for the right doctor who will work with us as a team. We value our staff and put our patients first. We support our doctors to do their best. Our systems are designed to be efficient to reduce wastage of resources and improve efficiency of our doctors. We offer flexible hours of work with a variety of clinical workload to improve job satisfaction and keep work and life balance. Our focus is on quality of care rather than quantity, so we offer mixed billing service.
As we are unique in our skill mix, we support doctors to develop further in our expertise field of skin cancer and minor surgical procedures including vasectomies and in other areas of interest. For the right candidate, this is a unique opportunity to work and train in skin cancer services and Scalpel Free Vasectomies to expand their skills and benefit from generous and lucrative fields of work. We offer a competitive billing percentage or minimum guarantee of $130 per hour, for the first 3 months.
Our objective is to provide excellence in health care to our patients by providing comprehensive healthcare in a caring and comfortable family environment. We provide consistency, confidentiality and compassion and aim to provide a high standard of patient care, utilising the most advanced equipment to facilitate this. We have experienced staff that will support our Doctors to reach very high standards of practice.
Phone: (07) 5474 1660
Mob: 0418 643 165
Posted: 1st November 2018
Position Reference: DY17087